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Great Island for snorkeling, and turquoise water

The island is about 15 minute ferry ride that travels incredibility fast. The ferry launches from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brian C
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Loved this Island

My brother in law and I came here with friends. This place was so relaxing and due to the off... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2017
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Motobu-cho, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The island is about 15 minute ferry ride that travels incredibility fast. The ferry launches from Toguchi Port. The port at Minna Island has a building for waiting but does not have working faucets. If you walk inland there are small stores and restaurants where...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

My brother in law and I came here with friends. This place was so relaxing and due to the off season we had the entire beach to ourselves. The water was warm, well as a Canadian I found it warm. Our friends from Okinawa thought...More

Thank FishermanDarryl
Reviewed 10 October 2017

My family have visited Minna island to do the boat snorkeling. It was first week of Oct, but still in the middle of a hot summer on the beach. At 11:00 we had a ride on a mid-sized boat to go out for the deeper...More

Thank sewonhan
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Transparency and layers of blue sea water around the island that takes a breath away. I would absolutely recommend a visit at least one time there. However, so many tourists from Korea, China and the main island of Japan might disappoint you when they get...More

Thank ithappens2013
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Went there with a friend, didn't expect a lot since we asked some people how long we should be there for, many of them say 1 hour is good... So we got there and at first we stayed away from the only crowd right near...More

2  Thank sing kan h
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This island has a great beach & coast line which is suitable for different types of water games. We have joined the local tour and has taken 20 mins of fast boat from the coast of Main Island to the Minna Island. The water quality...More

1  Thank Fan1296
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This island is a short 15min boat ride from Toguchi port. The port itself is a good 2Hr drive from Naha. Recommend going early if you want to avoid the crowd during high season. We took the 8AM ferry and were among the first to...More

1  Thank George A
Reviewed 18 July 2016

if you don't have time and want to go to an outer island of Okinawa, this is the solution. Minna Island is only 15 minutes by boat and it's a pretty island! You can swim, snorkel, do water sports or just sunbathe. I enjoyed so...More

Thank mayellow
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We got the 1.30pm ferry from Toguchi port (easy to find using google maps) and got the last ferry back (4pm). Depending on the time of year , there are between 2 and 8 ferries a day. The main swimming area was relatively busy (around...More

4  Thank CBontour
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Only 15 mins from main island by ferry, this very sunny spot has amazing snorkeling and shelling. There is no shade, you either rent an umbrella and stick with the main crowd or bring your own and go left as you get off the ferry....More

1  Thank DariolaD
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Joy U
30 May 2016|
Response from DariolaD | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's Japan, no one will touch your stuff. umbrella and chair are pretty pricey, I recall around Y 2500 for both- roughly $ 23 for all day. They will ask to put your chair and umbrella on the right side off the dock... More
Joy U
11 May 2016|
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Thank you SO much!